The 2021 Jaguar E-Pace has been recalled due to a fault with the driver’s seatbelt pre-tensioner.
“An incorrect wiring harness configuration to the restraints control module (RCM) links the wrong seat belt buckle,” the company says in its recall notice.
“This can cause the driver’s seatbelt pre-tensioner to not function, unless the front passenger seat is occupied
“In the event of an accident, the driver’s seat belt pre-tensioner may not operate when required. This could increase the risk of injury or, in the case of a serious accident, increase the risk of death to vehicle occupants.”
- A total of 133 vehicles are affected
- Vehicles were available for sale from June 16, 2020 to February 24, 2021
- The VIN list is attached here
- The original recall notice is attached here
Jaguar Land Rover is contacting affected owners and advising them to go to a dealer to have the seats realigned and repaired, free of charge.
If you own an affected E-Pace and have any questions, you can contact the Jaguar Land Rover Customer Relationship Centre on 1800 625 642. It’s open weekdays from 8am to 8pm and Saturday from 9am to 4pm.